Belief in God among adults who read scripture at least once a week by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who read scripture at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say they…

State Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 295. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 91% 7% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 295
Arizona 88% 9% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 246
Arkansas 90% 9% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 162
California 83% 13% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1,084
Colorado 89% 9% < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 152
Florida 88% 8% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 702
Georgia 94% 5% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 473
Idaho 89% 7% 1% < 1% 1% 2% 132
Illinois 86% 10% 1% 1% 2% 1% 409
Indiana 88% 9% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 247
Iowa 89% 9% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 104
Kansas 88% 9% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 109
Kentucky 93% 3% 1% < 1% < 1% 3% 202
Louisiana 92% 6% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 229
Maryland 90% 7% 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 220
Massachusetts 80% 10% < 1% 4% 2% 3% 110
Michigan 94% 5% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 332
Minnesota 92% 7% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 168
Mississippi 91% 7% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 192
Missouri 93% 5% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 257
Montana 91% 5% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 106
New Jersey 85% 12% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 231
New Mexico 91% 9% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 115
New York 84% 11% 1% 2% 2% < 1% 511
North Carolina 93% 6% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 458
Ohio 92% 6% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 429
Oklahoma 88% 10% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 193
Oregon 92% 8% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 121
Pennsylvania 90% 8% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 432
South Carolina 90% 7% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 252
Tennessee 94% 5% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 368
Texas 89% 9% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,103
Utah 86% 9% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 171
Virginia 91% 7% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 356
Washington 86% 11% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 218
West Virginia 97% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 136
Wisconsin 90% 8% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 156
Wyoming 86% 7% < 1% 1% 2% 3% 115

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